Princeton & Slavery Project Symposium - Keynote

Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison opens the Princeton & Slavery Project Symposium with a keynote speech, followed by a conversation with United States Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith.

November 17, 2017

Princeton & Slavery Project Symposium - Welcome and Project Overview

Professor Martha A. Sandweiss presents an overview of the Princeton & Slavery Project at the Princeton & Slavery Project Symposium held in November 2017.

Princeton & Slavery Project Symposium - Panel 1

"Some of What We've Learned," a panel presentation at the Princeton & Slavery Project Symposium in November 2017.

Participants: Trip Henningson ('16), Craig B. Hollander (The College of New Jersey), R. Isabela Morales (Princeton University), Lesa Redmond ('17), Joseph Yannielli (Yale University)

Moderator: Daniel J. Linke (Princeton University)

Princeton & Slavery Project Symposium - Panel 2

"How the Princeton & Slavery Project Shapes Our Broader Understanding of Universities and Slavery," a panel presentation at the Princeton & Slavery Project Symposium in November 2017.

Participants: Leslie A. Harris (Northwestern University) and Ruth J. Simmons (Brown University).

Moderator: Wallace Best (Princeton University)

Princeton & Slavery Project Symposium - Panel 3

"How the Princeton & Slavery Project Changes Our Understanding of American History and Poses a Challenge to Historical Commemoration," a panel presentation at the Princeton & Slavery Project Symposium in November 2017.

Participants: Danielle Allen (Harvard University) and Eric Foner (Columbia University)

Moderator: Christopher Eisgruber (President of Princeton University)

The Princeton & Slavery Plays, Part I: Under the Liberty Trees

Interviews and clips from "Under the Liberty Trees," by Emily Mann, which premiered at the McCarter Theatre in November 2017 as part of the Princeton & Slavery Project Symposium.

The Princeton & Slavery Plays, Part II: The Torch

Interviews and clips from "The Torch," by Nathan Alan Davis, which premiered at the McCarter Theatre in November 2017 as part of the Princeton & Slavery Project Symposium.

The Princeton & Slavery Plays, Part III: Elizabeth

Interviews and clips from "Elizabeth," by Dipika Guha, which premiered at the McCarter Theatre in November 2017 as part of the Princeton & Slavery Project Symposium.

The Princeton & Slavery Plays, Part IV: James Johnson

Interviews and clips from "James Johnson," by Regina Taylor, which premiered at the McCarter Theatre in November 2017 as part of the Princeton & Slavery Project Symposium.

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